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Module Detailed Information for [CN5172]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 2
Correct as at 14 Dec 2018 20:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
CN5172 IVLE LumiNUS
Module Title : BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Module Description : The objective of this module is to familiarize students with the upstream section of a bioprocess for the manufacture of a biological product. The module starts with the drug discovery process and natural products research. Growth and product kinetics are reviewed through a cursory treatment. This is followed by introduction to rDNA and hybridoma technology for biopharmaceuticals production. Detailed treatment of fermenter design including operating strategies, and transport phenomena with respect to agitation and aeration follows. Considerations for mammalian cell cultivation are discussed as well as media sterilization and process monitoring of a bioprocess. These concepts are finally applied to a lab project. This module is targeted at graduate students who are interested in biopharmaceuticals production.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 30-04-2019 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : CN4208
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-2-5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY18002100E1-06-08,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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